A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 29, 2020
“If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on, too”

Children leave lots of lights on. “If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on, too” is a jocular saying that as been printed on many images. “If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on too” was posted on Twitter by Simon Holland on January 31, 2016.


Twitter
Simon Holland
@simoncholland
If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on too.
9:36 PM · Jan 31, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Swedish Canary
@SwedishCanary
If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d probably leave that one on too… OMG! I’ve turned into my father.
8:39 PM · Mar 4, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

USA Today
Social media dads share their best advice for fathers-to-be
Natalie DiBlasioUSA TODAY
Published 5:37 p.m. ET Jun. 17, 2016
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“If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on too.” That’s Simon Holland’s bio on Twitter.

Google Books
The Herald Diary 2016:
That’s the Sealiest Thing I’ve Read

By Ken Smith
Edinburgh, Scotland: Black & White Publishing, Ltd
2016
Pg. ?:
OUR story about the difficulties of having teenage children brings forth from a Clarkston reader: “If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on too.”

Twitter
Kristen
@Kica333
If my son knew there was a light in the oven he’d leave that one on too.
12:17 AM · Aug 7, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Shaun McKnight
@ShaunMcKnight8
If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they would leave that one on too.
12:51 PM · Sep 25, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Broken Puppet
@java_assassin
If my kids knew there was a light in the oven, they’d leave that one on, too… 🤦🏼
4:42 PM · Mar 27, 2020·Twitter for Android

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